SportsPulse: Simone Biles is the greatest gymnast her sport has ever seen and over the weekend she further cemented herself alone at the top. USA TODAY
STUTTGART, Germany — Simone Biles is the last person international gymnastics officials should be using to try and make a point.
In an effort to deter other gymnasts from trying skills they are not physically capable of doing, the International Gymnastics Federation watered down the value of a new element Biles plans to do at the world championships. That’s right. Penalize the , who is almost cautious when it comes to adding difficulty, for the potential recklessness of others.
“Am I in a league of my own?